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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 178   ABV: 5.95%
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IBU: 62,5
OG: 1057
Color SRM 12,90

Itís an IPA, India Pale Ale, amber colored and with a strong hoppy aroma.

A beer thatís been made for thirsty people, to be drank without too much thinking, to be enjoyed while strolling down the streets on warm evenings.

In brewing Hobo we used a big amount of rye (29 %) and 10 % wheat, plus five different kinds of malted barley. We decided to use hops from America and New Zealand: we used Nelson Sauvin during FWH and in whirlpooling, while in the next two additions we used Amarillo and Cascade.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (876) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 21, 2012
330mL stubbie to flute Aroma of alcohol, some caramel, toasted malts, plum, and pine. Appearance is a dark cloudy amber with some particulates, a huge frothy head that settled quickly. Taste is long lasting bitterness and malt. Nice medium body but a bit watery.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (6734) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Mahogony beer with a dark cream head. light malt aroma. Caramel and light earth flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and light toffee lingers with light grapefruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4486) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2012
This doesnít really smell or taste like an IPA to me. Has a very dry pils-like finish. Otherwise the flavor is just a bit boring.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3401) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle: Pours a rose tinted brown with a thick tan head. Scent is candied fruit, hops. Taste is caramel, coffee, black pepper, malt, herbal hops. Kind of a rough sort of bitter. Calling it an IPA may be a bit of a stretch, but itís not bad, whatever you call it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Robbievegas (230) - Las vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Tried this beer in the bottle. Aroma: citrus, floral hops. Taste light citrus and not quite there hop notes; not balanced to well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rand (1270) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle 33 cl from Bier-Bienne (CH). Orangy-bordeaux, nice pale ochre foam and intense crackling. Franc hoppy aromas, grapefruit, herbs, pine. The mouth is mossy, bitter on a malted and caramel support. Notes of flowers, hay, grape, lemon, grapefruit and zest. Too dry and rough to be thirst-quenching.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
50belair (2145) - Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle at Punto Birra. Cloudy brown pour with an off white head. Weak hop notes, slightly medicinal, not well balanced.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WheatKing (1245) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2012
This was hardly an IPA at all, how many flavours is it possible to pick out of this? Caramel is the strongest. Amber ale is more like it. Fine, but not worth the price. I could see this doing well in 2012 Mississauga or 1981 back sticks of BC, but 2012 Vancouver Island? Thatís like exporting English wine to Burgundy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Draft. Hazy amber chestnut color, small beige head. Aroma of lightly spiced and peppery Caramel. Taste is similar.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
craftycarl21 (2205) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Draft at Churchkey. Deep copper pour with a small frothy head, good lacing. Flavor is very very malt forward, but still really nice notes of melon from the Nelson Sauvin, good citric Amarillo/Cascade influence, and a fairly dry finish. Nice stuff.


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